How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

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These are instructions on how to put your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch into DFU mode with a broken home or power button.

Step One
Create a new folder on your desktop called Pwnage.

In the folder place the most recent firmware (which can be downloaded from here: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and the latest version of RedSn0w (from here).

Extract the RedSn0w zip file to the Pwnage folder.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Two
Launch the redsn0w application from the redsn0w folder we extracted earlier. You can do this by right clicking the executable and selecting Run as Administrator contextual menu.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Three
Once RedSn0w opens click the Extras button.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Four
Choose Even More from the Extras menu.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Five
Select DFU IPSW from the Even More menu.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Six
You will be instructed to select an IPSW that you can currently restore to without any hacks or pwnage steps. Click OK.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Seven
Select the ipsw firmware file you downloaded in Step One and click Open.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Eight
RedSn0w will now proceed to create a DFU Mode IPSW.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Nine
You will be notified once the IPSW has been created successfully. Click the OK button.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Ten
Launch iTunes.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Ten
Connect your device to the computer and select it from list of devices on the left. If you haven't performed a backup recently, perform one now. Next, make sure you are on the Summary then hold down the Shift key and click Restore.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Eleven
Select the ENTER_DFU ipsw from the Pwnage folder on your desktop and click the Open button.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Twelve
After your device has been restored it will be dumped into DFU mode. The screen will remain black and you may be able to jailbreak depending on the firmware you've restored to.

Check out the iClarified Jailbreak Wizard for more information.
Gerbo - November 8, 2016 at 4:21am
In step 10 when you connect the device to the ps having launched iTunes you cannot select it as it needs you to respond on the ipod to allow access and you cannot as the ipod touch is disabled so you have no access to the screen prompt so how do I get around this.
Akshu - September 30, 2016 at 3:27pm
HELP Me: I have iphone 4s 7.1.2 Jailbreak (Power button broken) Now I want to update it to 8.0 or 8.1 but not 9.X.X (phone will be too slow) So as My power button is broken I can't enter DFU mode. I have following quesitons: 1. Which firmware i should download to make dfu ipsw? Is it 7.1.2 or 8.0/(8.1) 2. I tried the normal regular method of updating through itunes and getting error 3194! So if I use this dfu method will be able to bypass? 3. Lets assume my iphone is updated to 8.1 will be jailbroken or i have to jailbreak it later ?
miChael mark - October 3, 2016 at 9:44am
1. You can not update to iOS 8 from general>software update if iOS 9 has already available. So it's better to use ipsw from firmware ios 8.x.x 2. DFU mode is the deepest type of restore you can do on an iphone. So if the regular recovery mode doesn't solve the problem, DFU mode may do the trick 3. When you restore iphone using DFU mode, you will lose the jailbreak. So, you need to rejailbreak it
Akshu - October 3, 2016 at 10:00am
Hi. I found out from the lot of articles that to restore to old version compare to current so in this case iOS 8.x.x is not possible anymore ! Because Apple has to sign the ipsw then only itune can restore to that iOS. And apple stop signing the oldest version. So I can't update or downgrade to 8.x.x iOS anymore. Or update from 7.1.2 to 8.x.x ! Only I can update to direct latest available is 9.3.5 iOS.
lladnek - January 15, 2016 at 7:21am
Hey when I downloaded the firmware it doesn't show up as a cube for me its heaps of unreadable files, please help
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